The Union has announced that HRA Commissioner Steve Banks acknowledged that there was an excess of 62 Supervisor I positions in the MICSA-Home Care division due to the state Medicaid redesign. Commissioner Banks stated that he was committed to no lay offs and proposed 62 newly created positions for the excess Supervisor I’s in the FIA centers.
The Union has filed a lawsuit against the City pertaining to overtime issues with members in JOS and CPS titles. If you want to be a part of this lawsuit, please see the attached form.
We're moving forward with bargaining once again: District Council 37, which leads all its locals including SSEU Local 371 in bargaining with the City, has announced that official bargaining begins Wednesday.
The Political Action Committee this month is hosting some special guests:
Kevin Parker, candidate for Senate District 21; Charles Barron, candidate for Assembly District 60; Latoya Joyner, candidate for Assembly District 77; Marsha D. Michael, candidate for Assembly District 79, and Robert Jackson, candidate for Senate district 31.
Today Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council Speaker announced a deal to pass $75 billion budget with a lot to be happy about. In particular for SSEU Local 371, we've secured enough funding to keep all our members in NYCHA working where they are.
Members may check the status of their dental and optical claims at the Union's website. Simply click on the purple "ACCESS MEMBERS BENEFITS" tab on the right side of the home page, or by going to the "BENEFITS" section in the main menue.
Women's Committee Meeting will be held tomorrow, June 11, 2014 at 6:30 pm at 817 Broadway, 12th Floor. All members are encouraged to participate. Light refreshments will be served.
There is going to be a rally on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 11:00 am on the steps of City Hall. It is about our workers in the NYCHA to call on the Mayor to fund the 57 Community and Senior centers at NYCHA. If you are a member of 371 we encourage you to come out in force and support the workers in NYCHA who are your brothers and sisters.